- Adjunct Professor of Orthodontic Materials
Dr. Leon Laub has been Adjunct Professor of Orthodontic Materials at UIC for over 10 years. He has a Ph.D. in Materials Science & Engineering (Northwestern University).
Dr. Laub is Professor Emeritus, Department of Dental Materials, Loyola University School of Dentistry. Previous professional experience includes: training in dental materials as an NSF Fellow (Northwestern University, Department of Biomaterials); Research Associate in the Dental Standards Program (ADA Council on Dental Materials, Instruments & Equipment; now the Division of Science); Manager, Dental Professional Products (Water Pik, Inc).
Currently, Dr. Laub is Director, Product Research & Intellectual Property at Rocky Mountain Orthodontics (RMO), Denver. He lectures at several orthodontic residency programs & internationally on orthodontic materials. A specific research interest is orthodontic wires.